Weekly US-China News-Issue: March 10th, 2015

 

Policy

NPC to Get Proposals for Clearing up Way Laws Are Enacted – Caixin Online

NPC puts emphasis on Constitution -Ecns.cn

Cybersecurity Law a Priority This Year: Top Official – The Wall Street Journal

Markets

Economists React: Bring Out the Caveats, China’s Export Data Not Quite So Rosy – The Wall Street Journal

What the Fed says about China behind closed doors -Financial Times

China’s factories are building a robot nation – MarketWatch

How China Is On The Silk Road To A Clean Energy Future – Forbes

China Goes West: The Globalization of Chinese Brands – China Business Review

Renminbi may follow own script in internationalization -Ecns.cn

E-commerce

Amazon sets up shop on Alibaba’s Tmall in China -USA Today

Amazon Retreating In China? Not Exactly… – Forbes

All eyes on Alibaba as China proposes tighter regulations on ecommerce sites – Tech In Asia

E-Commerce Giants, Gov’t Create New Markets in China’s Rural Areas – Caixin Online

Banking

China’s international payments system ready, could launch by end-2015 – sources – Channel NewsAsia

Foreign banks tighten lending rules for China state-backed firms – Reuters 

China Stocks Rise Most in Week on Banks’ New Business Prospects – Bloomberg

Agriculture

American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele – LA Times

Yao Ming Turns to Crowdfunding to Raise Profile of Napa Winery – The Wall Street Journal

CHO LEE: FAKE WINE NOT JUST A CHINESE PROBLEM – The Drinks Business

Real Estate

China’s legislators divided over how to impose property tax, says scholar – South China Morning Post

Sun, sand and stir-fry? Miami woos Chinese to invest in real estate – China Daily

Chinese developers use EB-5 to fund their own U.S. projects – The Seattle Times

“Chinese Craigslist” 58.com acquires real estate site Anjuke for $267 million – Tech In Asia

Education

University of Virginia opens office in China – China Daily

Oxford Official: China’s Universities Make Progress, but Academic Freedom a Problem – Caixin Online

CHINA’S TOURISM BOOM HAS CHINESE STUDENTS FLOCKING TO HOSPITALITY SCHOOLS – Jing Daily

 

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